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Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

By | September 29, 2014 at 8:31 pm | One comment

One of the most difficult forms of comedy to execute well is live sketch. I think even the most casual comedy consumers can agree on this. When you see live sketch comedy at a theater done well, it's magical. When it's bad, it's not just bad-- it's excruciating to watch. And...

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Kenan Thompson is not leaving Saturday Night Live, despite report

Kenan Thompson is not leaving Saturday Night Live, despite report

By | September 22, 2014 at 3:20 pm | No comments

Kenan Thompson will not leave Saturday Night Live at the end of its 40th season, a spokesperson for the show said. An earlier TMZ report claimed that Thompson, who holds the most seniority on the current cast, plans to leave the show after the upcoming season and that he...

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Maya Angelou dies at 86, once said ‘Against the cruelties of life, one must laugh’

Maya Angelou dies at 86, once said ‘Against the cruelties of life, one must laugh’

By | May 28, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments

Maya Angelou, celebrated author, poet, professor, dancer, musician, public speaker and activist, died today in her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Angelou was 86 years old. Truly a groundbreaking artist, Angelou rose to prominence after the 1969 publication of her memoir...

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Louis C.K. reveals the real Louis C.K. in Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

Louis C.K. reveals the real Louis C.K. in Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

By | March 26, 2014 at 10:08 am | No comments

While you eagerly wait for the season four premiere of Louie on May 5, you could help sate your Louis C.K. appetite this weekend when he hosts Saturday Night Live. To give you a wee taste, NBC just released these promos with C.K. and Kenan Thompson, wherein C.K. finally reveals...

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Lady Gaga is actually pretty funny in these Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

Lady Gaga is actually pretty funny in these Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

By | November 13, 2013 at 11:49 am | One comment

Lady Gaga has made a career out of showcasing what mainstream America would consider “shocking” fashion and manufacturing “boundary pushing” stage shows. It’s nearly impossible to take her seriously as an artist, because, truly— what exactly is her art these days?...

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W. Kamau Bell addresses Saturday Night Live race controversy on Totally Biased (Video)

W. Kamau Bell addresses Saturday Night Live race controversy on Totally Biased (Video)

By | October 18, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 19 comments

You may have noticed that since the 39th season of Saturday Night Live debuted two weeks ago – with six new cast members – there’s been some scuttlebutt over the lack of black women castmembers. Of the new hires, only one is a lady and all of them are white. Addressing...

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Watch Justin Bieber’s tribute to Black History Month on Saturday Night Live

Watch Justin Bieber’s tribute to Black History Month on Saturday Night Live

By | February 10, 2013 at 1:56 pm | No comments

Although ratings for Saturday Night Live slipped four percent from last week -- when Adam Levine hosted -- Justin Bieber put in a more-than-respectable effort last night. His monologue, with the help from Kenan Thompson, was a tribute to both Black History Month and Valentine's...

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Justin Bieber and Kenan Thompson yuk it up on Saturday Night Live (Video)

Justin Bieber and Kenan Thompson yuk it up on Saturday Night Live (Video)

By | February 6, 2013 at 1:03 pm | No comments

This weekend, pop star, tween dream and person who gets his mother’s birthday tattooed on his chest Justin Bieber will appear on Saturday Night Live as its host and musical guest. In the just-released promos, we find the little guy hanging with SNL veteran Kenan Thompson and...

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Kenan Thompson and Lorne Michaels are developing a new show for NBC

Kenan Thompson and Lorne Michaels are developing a new show for NBC

By | November 19, 2012 at 6:03 pm | One comment

For the second time this year, it’s been revealed that Saturday Night Live’s honcho Lorne Michaels plans to team up with one of the show’s major players. Following the news in August that he’s developing a family-themed series with Seth Meyers and his brother Josh,...

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